The Resource Children and play, Peter K. Smith ; with a chapter by Yumi Gosso

Children and play, Peter K. Smith ; with a chapter by Yumi Gosso

Label
Children and play
Title
Children and play
Statement of responsibility
Peter K. Smith ; with a chapter by Yumi Gosso
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text provides an expansive definition of the term 'play', taking a look at its impact on children, as well as its adaptive value for birds and animals. It uses both contemporary and classic research to examine how different age groups and sexes participate in a wide variety of play
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Peter K
Dewey number
155.4/18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF717
LC item number
.S56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 F-106
  • WS 105.5.P5
NLM item number
S656c 2010
Series statement
Understanding children's worlds
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Play
  • Play behavior in animals
  • Child psychology
  • Child development
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Play and Playthings
  • Child Behavior
  • Child Psychology
Label
Children and play, Peter K. Smith ; with a chapter by Yumi Gosso
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-246) and indexes
Contents
An introduction to play -- A brief history of the study of play and of play theories -- Animal play : definitions and descriptions -- Animal play : theoretical perspectives on function -- Play in different cultures / Yumi Gosso -- Physical activity play : exercise play and rough-and-tumble -- Object play -- Pretend play : description -- Pretend play : theories and functions -- Some practical issues concerning play -- Concluding comments: Play and the middle way
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 256 p.
Isbn
9780631235217
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008051208
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2959147-01umb_inst
  • 2810958
  • (Sirsi) i9780631235224
  • (OCoLC)276995774
Label
Children and play, Peter K. Smith ; with a chapter by Yumi Gosso
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-246) and indexes
Contents
An introduction to play -- A brief history of the study of play and of play theories -- Animal play : definitions and descriptions -- Animal play : theoretical perspectives on function -- Play in different cultures / Yumi Gosso -- Physical activity play : exercise play and rough-and-tumble -- Object play -- Pretend play : description -- Pretend play : theories and functions -- Some practical issues concerning play -- Concluding comments: Play and the middle way
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 256 p.
Isbn
9780631235217
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008051208
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2959147-01umb_inst
  • 2810958
  • (Sirsi) i9780631235224
  • (OCoLC)276995774

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